Join Mark and Erik inside the XFX Gaming Labs
We put hands on the RX 480 graphics card for the very first time.
Explore the revolutionary Polaris GPU architecture, powered by FinFET 14nm technology. Great performance, low power, all at a great price.
Demand More, Demand Radeon™.
Get ready for revolutionary 1440p performance with the Radeon™ RX 480 graphics card.
Powered by the 4th generation Graphics Core Next (GCN) architecture featuring asynchronous shaders and an enhanced geometry engine, you can enjoy exceptionally smooth gameplay on the latest DirectX® 12, Vulkan™, and e-Sports titles.
The Radeon™ RX 480 graphics card coupled with AMD LiquidVR™ technology deliver a virtually stutter-free, low latency experience, essential for remarkable Virtual Reality environments.
XFX Custom Designed Backplate
Because gamers demand the best.
At XFX, we know you have a choice, we go the to the next level to deliver a superior gaming product. Our custom designed full cover backplate offers superior protection by shielding vital components, and ties everything together on the RX 480 8gb graphics to make it a work of art.
Tuned by XFX
Giving you the performance you have come to expect from XFX.
Stock isn't enough, we have factory overclocked the RX 480 8gb at the BIOS level and have fine tuned it for optimal gaming performance. You get all the extra speeds without any of the extra effort.
FinFet 14nm Technology
Enjoy whisper quiet gaming with the revolutionary Polaris architecture. Combining the latest FinFET 14 process technology and AMD’s advanced power, gating and clocking technologies, you’ll enjoy dramatically cool and quiet gaming.
The FinFet 14 process technology puts more transistors in less space, enabling dramatic increases in processing power and power efficiency helping to provide better processor performance while using less power and enabling better transistor efficiency than previous generation technology.
AMD VR Ready Premium
For extraordinary virtual reality experiences.
Experience the new generation of compelling Virtual Reality content with the Radeon™ RX 480 graphics card paired with the leading VR headsets.
The Radeon™ RX 480 graphics card coupled with AMD LiquidVR™ technology delivers a virtually stutter-free, low latency experience, essential for remarkable Virtual Reality environments. Industry leading innovation and powerful performance enables the Radeon™ RX 480 to deliver premium experiences on high-end VR games, entertainment, and applications.
AMD FreeSync Technology
No stuttering. No tearing. Just gaming.
Every PC gamer knows how incredibly smooth gaming can be at a steady 60+ FPS. Now you can have that lowlatency experience at virtually any framerate with AMD FreeSync™ technology. Unlike the competing technology, you don’t have to choose with FreeSync technology, this royalty free technology syncs your video card and monitor for perfectly smooth gameplay.
A premium set of driver utilities.
As sophisticated as the Polaris architecture based graphics cards are, the software that powers the cards is equally as sophisticated. Radeon Software delivers the ultimate in performance, features and stability to help ensure an exceptionally smooth and fast out of the box experience.
With Radeon WattMan (formerly AMD Overdrive™) – Push your hardware to the limits. Radeon Settings takes customization to a whole new level with per state control over clocks, voltages, and temperature.
Compatible with the newest DirectX 12 Technology
Meets the standards of the newest games with the latest Direct X driver compatibility.
Microsoft’s new technology enables great performance and dramatically improved GPU and CPU multiprocessing and multithreading performance thanks to Async Shaders and Multi-threaded Command Buffer Recording for more efficient rendering of richer and more complex scenes.
Vulkan cross platform graphics
The next generation graphics API from Khronos.
Vulkan is the new generation, open standard API for high-efficiency access to graphics and compute on modern GPUs. This ground-up design, previously referred to as the Next Generation OpenGL Initiative, provides applications direct control over GPU acceleration for maximized performance and predictability.
AMD Eyefinity Technology
Multidisplay technology for gaming, productivity and entertainment.
Expand your territory and customize your field of vision. Connect up to six displays on a single GPU for dynamic, panoramic multi-screen gaming. You’ll get an expansive experience that’s truly out of sight. (additional displays may require the use of MST hub).
AMD GCN 4 Generation Architecture
Latest API support.
Discover the direct-to-theGPU performance advantage of Graphics Core Next (GCN) architecture, enabling stunning detail and dynamic gaming, a richer and more immersive VR experience, with exceptional graphics performance and low power consumption. 4th generation Graphics Core Next (GCN) architecture features asynchronous shaders and an enhanced geometry engine, so you can enjoy exceptionally smooth gameplay on the latest DirectX® 12 and Vulkan™ titles.
AMD Crossfire Technology
Scale multiple GPUs with AMD CrossFire and amplify your system’s graphics
AMD CrossFire technology lets you connect multiple graphics cards to amplify your system’s graphics processing capability including enhancements that set a new standard of consistent and smooth gameplay.